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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Cook College Programs of Study Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377 Degree Requirements for the Major  

Degree Requirements for the Major

In order to graduate with a degree in exercise science and sport studies, students must achieve a grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all required courses.

Cook College students also must complete a minor or certificate program offered by the Cook College faculty.

I. College Mission: Interdisciplinary Critical Analysis (5-6 credits)

11:015:101 Perspectives on Agriculture and the Environment (2)

11:015:400 Junior/Senior Colloquium (3)

II. Introductory Life and Physical Sciences

Courses that meet the introductory life and physical sciences requirement are listed under VIII B, Option requirements.

III. Humanities and the Arts (6 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

IV. Multicultural and International Studies (3-6 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter. 01:377:324 Movement Experiences for Individuals with Disabilities (3) is required in the exercise science option.

V. Human Behavior, Economic Systems, and Political Processes

A.Human Behavior

Courses that fulfill the human behavior requirement are listed under VIII B, Option requirements.

B.Economic Systems (3-6 credits)

11:373:101 Economics, People, and Environment (3)

11:373:121 Principles and Applications of Microeconomics (3) or equivalent and01:220:103 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3) are required in the sports management option.

C.Political Processes (3 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

VI. Oral and Written Communication (6 credits)

01:355:101 Expository Writing (3) and at least one intermediate or advanced course suggested in the Degree Requirements chapter. Note that 01:355:303 Writing for Business and the Professions (3) and04:192:380 Public Speaking (3) are required in the sport management option.

VII. Experience-Based Education (6 credits)

01:377:490, 491 (BA,BA) Internship I in Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Independent Study. Seniors in the exercise science and general options must complete two 3-credit or one 6-credit internship. Seniors in the exercise physiology and sport management options must complete a 6-credit internship.

To be eligible for the internships, students must have completed 90 credits with an overall cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 and have completed at least 20 credits in the major with a grade-point average of 2.0 in all major and option requirements.

VIII. Proficiency in Exercise Science and Sport Studies (63.5-99 credits)

A. REQUIRED COURSES (26.5-33.5)

Quantitative Skills (4-8)

01:377:275 Statistics and Research Design in Exercise Science (4)

01:640:1__ Precalculus (4) orplacement in calculus is required in the sport management and general options. At least one term of calculus is required in the exercise physiology and exercise science options.

Computer and Information Technology Competence (3)

01:198:110 Introduction to Computers and Their Application (3) orequivalent

Professional Ethics (0-3)

01:377:406 Management in Exercise Science and Sport (3)

01:377:319 Risk Management for Health and Fitness Professionals may be substituted in the exercise physiology option.

Additional Requirements (19.5)

01:377:140 Foundations of Exercise Science and Sport Studies (1.5)

Cook College students majoring in exercise science and sport studies also must complete a minor or certificate program offered by the Cook College faculty (18).

B. OPTIONS (37-65.5)

1. Exercise Physiology (65.5)

Required courses (59.5)

01:119:101-102 General Biology (4,4)

01:146:356 Systems Physiology (3)

01:146:357 Systems Physiology Laboratory (1)

01:160:161-162 General Chemistry (4,4)

01:160:171 Introduction to Experimentation (1)

01:377:213 Functional Human Anatomy (4)

01:377:303 Neuromechanical Kinesiology (3)

01:377:319 Risk Management for Health and Fitness Professionals (1.5)

01:377:350 Biomechanics (3)

01:377:370 Exercise Physiology (3)

01:377:371 Exercise Physiology Laboratory (1)

01:377:381 Biochemistry of Exercise (3)

01:377:410 Exercise Testing and Prescription (4)

01:377:454 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)

01:377:496 EKG Use and Interpretation (2)

01:750:193-194 Physics for the Sciences (4,4) or equivalent physics courses with laboratories

A course in human behavior (3). See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

Electives (6)

Additional 01:377 courses, 3 credits of which must be at the 300 or 400 level and up to 3 credits of which may be minicourses.

2. Exercise Science (58)

Required courses (52)

01:119:101-102 General Biology (4,4)

01:146:356 Systems Physiology (3)

01:146:357 Systems Physiology Laboratory (1)

01:160:161-162 General Chemistry (4,4)

01:160:171 Introduction to Experimentation (1)

01:377:213 Functional Human Anatomy (4)

01:377:301 Psychology of Sport and Exercise (3)

01:377:303 Neuromechanical Kinesiology (3)

01:377:310 Motor Learning (3)

01:377:324 Movement of Experiences for the Disabled (3)

01:377:370 Exercise Physiology (3)

01:377:371 Exercise Physiology Laboratory (1)

01:750:193-194 Physics for the Sciences (4,4) orequivalent (including laboratories)

01:830:101 General Psychology (3)

Electives (6)

01:377:___ At least 6 additional credits, 3 of which must be at the 300 or 400 level and up to 3 credits of which may be minicourses

3. Sport Management (49)

Required courses (46)

33:010:272 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)

01:119:103 Principles of Biology (4)

__:___:___ A course in the physical sciences selected from the II B listing in the degree requirements chapter (3)

04:189:101 Introduction to Communication (3) or 04: 192:201 Interpersonal Communication Processes (3) or04:192:313 Message Design for Public Relations and Organizational Communication (3)

04:189:102 Introduction to Media Systems and Processes (3)

04:192:380 Public Speaking (3)

01:355:303 Writing for Business and the Professions (3)

01:377:301 Psychology of Sport and Exercise (3)

01:377:305 Sport Sociology (3)

01:377:311 Sport Marketing (3)

01:377:320 Risk Management in Exercise Science and Sport (3)

01:377:323 Sport and the Law (3)

01:377:330 Organizational Behavior in Sport Management (3)

01:830:101 General Psychology (3)

01:920:101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Electives (6)

01:377:___ Exercise science and sport studies electives (3,3)

Up to 3 credits may be minicourses.

4. General Option (37-38)

For Cook College students electing a double major in exercise science and a Cook College program (e.g., nutritional sciences).

Required courses (28-29)

01:119:101-102 General Biology (4,4)

01:377:213 Functional Human Anatomy (4)

01:377:218 Exercise and Health (3)

01:377:301 Psychology of Sport and Exercise (3) or01: 377:305 Sport Sociology (3)

01:377:303 Neuromechanical Kinesiology (3)

01:750:193 Physics for the Sciences (4) or 01:750:203, 205 General Physics (3) and General Physics Laboratory (1) or01:750: 201 Extended General Physics (5)

01:830:101 General Psychology (3)

Electives (9)

Students must complete at least 9 additional credits of exercise science and sport studies (377) courses, up to 3 credits of which may be minicourses.

IX. Unspecified Electives (0-32 credits)


 
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